Packaging Machine Operator - 2nd Shift at XPO Logistics, Inc. in Palmyra, Pennsylvania

Posted in General Business 13 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

2nd Shift, Monday - Friday, 3:00pm - 11:00pm

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, a company named among the most admired in the world by Fortune and one of America's best employers by Forbes, our employees take pride in their work and show dedication to their job. As the Packaging Machine Operator, you will be responsible for the operation of the Bagger, Scale, Case Erector and Cartoner machines. You'll oversee the performance of the Bagger line and perform all jobs throughout the packaging line to provide direction and support to team members. If you're looking for an exciting opportunity with a dynamic global company, join us at XPO.

Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and more.

What you'll do on a typical day:


  • Set up and operate a packaging machine in accordance with established procedures and guidelines; operate the Production Management System with lead times of 5-12 people

  • Supply the scale with intermediate components and bagging materials (film) to keep the machine running properly

  • Operate the bagging machine with minimal waste to finished products and packaging materials

  • Perform quality assurance checks throughout the day, inspecting for packaging defects, material defects and quality

  • Troubleshoot machinery breakdowns, clean machine jams and align rolls of bagging materials to minimize downtime and promote productivity; assist mechanic with more complex machinery breakdowns and repairs

  • Conduct periodic adjustments on the bagging machine and scale to ensure peak performance efficiency

  • Document inventory numbers/weights on products and organize packages; provide hourly count reports of production and downtime

  • Complete general housekeeping duties around the machine, such as sweeping floors and cleaning machine parts, supply tables, rework tables, etc.

  • Fill, secure and label containers according to company and/or customer specifications

  • Adjust machine settings to complete tasks accurately in a timely fashion, according to specifications; make minor repairs to packaging equipment as needed


What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you'll need:


  • Experience measuring for proper alignment requirements using a ruler

  • The ability to speak, read (fine print) and write in English, follow verbal and written directions, write simple correspondence and effectively communicate with others

  • To successfully meet all background check requirements


It'd be great if you also have:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Machine operator experience

  • Knowledge of and experience operating a bagging machine and producing a quality product in a team-based environment

  • The willingness to cross-train to operate different styles of bagging machines


This job requires the ability to:

  • Lift up to 50 lbs. without assistance

  • Stand for extended periods of time

  • Work in a warehouse environment that is not climate controlled

  • Safely walk, reach (including above your head), bend, climb, push, pull, twist, squat and kneel


Be part of something big.

XPO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team - energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.

XPO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with XPO policies which are in place to safeguard our employees and customers.

All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.